The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 850 843 851
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 55 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.035% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 42
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £26,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -33.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 55 £35,000 +7.69% 6
South East -7 23 £40,000 +50.94% 4
North West - 11 £35,000 -
London -41 10 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Surrey -4 9 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Berkshire +4 7 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 -
West Midlands -5 5 £31,000 -6.06%
Manchester - 5 £35,000 -
Coventry +1 4 £30,500 -7.57%
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Thames Ditton - 4 £40,000 - 1
East of England -4 3 £40,000 +60.00%
City of London -11 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Epsom - 3 £47,500 -
Slough - 3 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridge -3 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Reading -8 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -38 2 £22,500 -43.75%
York - 2 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £27,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 2 £34,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £42,500 -
Brighton - 2 £27,000 -
Guildford - 1 £30,000 - 1

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title.

1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (48.09%) UNIX
3 54 (41.22%) Red Hat
4 51 (38.93%) Windows
5 35 (26.72%) MySQL
6 34 (25.95%) Problem Management
7 33 (25.19%) Change Management
8 28 (21.37%) Python
8 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (19.08%) Apache
10 22 (16.79%) Oracle
10 22 (16.79%) Bash Shell
10 22 (16.79%) Ubuntu
11 21 (16.03%) PHP
12 19 (14.50%) TCP/IP
12 19 (14.50%) Degree
13 18 (13.74%) Perl
13 18 (13.74%) VMware
13 18 (13.74%) Nagios
14 17 (12.98%) Internet
14 17 (12.98%) Firewall
15 16 (12.21%) DNS
15 16 (12.21%) SLA
15 16 (12.21%) Cisco
15 16 (12.21%) Solaris
15 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database
16 15 (11.45%) ITIL
17 14 (10.69%) SQL
18 13 (9.92%) SUSE
18 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (19.08%) Apache
2 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.58%) CMS
4 5 (3.82%) Drupal
4 5 (3.82%) Alfresco
4 5 (3.82%) WordPress
5 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 2 (1.53%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.53%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) SaaS
2 7 (5.34%) PaaS
3 5 (3.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.98%) Internet
2 17 (12.98%) Firewall
3 16 (12.21%) DNS
4 12 (9.16%) VoIP
4 12 (9.16%) FTP
5 11 (8.40%) SNMP
6 9 (6.87%) DHCP
7 7 (5.34%) WAN
7 7 (5.34%) VPN
7 7 (5.34%) SSL
7 7 (5.34%) SAN
8 6 (4.58%) LAN
9 4 (3.05%) PBX
9 4 (3.05%) SMTP
9 4 (3.05%) HTTP
9 4 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.05%) 4G
9 4 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.72%) MySQL
2 16 (12.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) JIRA
1 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.53%) Gerrit
1 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (5.34%) Retail
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Games
4 2 (1.53%) Automotive
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Web Services
2 4 (3.05%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) LAMP
3 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.53%) Java EE
3 2 (1.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 4 (3.05%) iPad
4 2 (1.53%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.53%) iDTV
4 2 (1.53%) BBC
5 1 (0.76%) Replication
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (48.09%) UNIX
3 51 (38.93%) Windows
4 28 (21.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (16.79%) Ubuntu
6 16 (12.21%) Solaris
7 13 (9.92%) SUSE
7 13 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (9.16%) CentOS
9 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.82%) Debian
11 5 (3.82%) HPUX
12 4 (3.05%) VMS
12 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.05%) Android
13 3 (2.29%) AIX
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Problem Management
2 33 (25.19%) Change Management
3 15 (11.45%) ITIL
4 12 (9.16%) Service Management
5 9 (6.87%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.58%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.05%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.05%) ITSM
9 4 (3.05%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.05%) B2B
9 4 (3.05%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.29%) Migration
11 2 (1.53%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.53%) Time Management
11 2 (1.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) Python
2 22 (16.79%) Bash Shell
3 21 (16.03%) PHP
4 18 (13.74%) Perl
5 14 (10.69%) SQL
6 10 (7.63%) Ruby
7 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.34%) Java
9 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.29%) AWK
10 3 (2.29%) Lua
11 2 (1.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.58%) RHCE
2 6 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.05%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.58%) Squid
4 4 (3.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.05%) XenApp
4 4 (3.05%) vSphere
4 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.05%) KVM
5 2 (1.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.76%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) Nagios
2 10 (7.63%) Puppet
2 10 (7.63%) Vagrant
2 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (7.63%) Zenoss
3 9 (6.87%) Plesk
4 7 (5.34%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.82%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.82%) Salt
6 4 (3.05%) Opsview
6 4 (3.05%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (41.22%) Red Hat
2 22 (16.79%) Oracle
3 18 (13.74%) VMware
4 16 (12.21%) Cisco
5 8 (6.11%) IBM
5 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.11%) HP
6 6 (4.58%) Google
6 6 (4.58%) Citrix
7 4 (3.05%) Symantec
7 4 (3.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.05%) EMC
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 2 (1.53%) Zoho
9 1 (0.76%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.76%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.76%) Sun
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 days ago